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1.5 hours

Course length



Course Language

English with Arabic and French subtitles. Other language sub titles are also available on demand.

Course Description

This course of cyber security fundamentals covers A to Z of fundamentals of cyber security. You will start with basics and gradually cover moderate to advanced topics at a high level. You will learn about security concept, defense in depth architecture, service operations center, governance and compliance, application security, various security testing methods, cloud fundamentals and how to ensure security in the cloud, and much more. The course is delivered via 5-10 minutes duration videos and divided into various sections to facilitate smooth learning. There is an assessment associated with this course which you need to pass with 60% success rate to complete the course.

Course Goals

In this cyber security fundamental course, you will learn all the core concepts of cyber security. The course aim to provide foundational cyber security knowledge to IT professionals and students. After completing of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand security basics
  • Threat operations
  • Access and Authorization
  • Concept of digital identity
  • Security Testing including white and black box testing.
  • Application security testing
  • Cloud fundamentals and security in the cloud.

  • Audience

    For this cyber security fundamental course, suitable audience include IT professionals, IT engineers and IT students. Of course, anyone who wants to begin their career in cyber security, the course is equally good.

    Topics Covered

    In this cyber security fundamental course, you will be amazed how the course content is carefully organized and delivered to the best practices. Content is rich and covers the crux of the matter on cyber security. A broad range of topics are covered and that is why we call it A to Z of cyber security. In summary, following topics are covered.

  • Security fundamentals
  • Threat operations
  • Governance, risk and compliance
  • Digital identity
  • Security testing
  • Application security
  • Cloud fundamentals
  • Cloud models
  • Security in the cloud

  • Requirements

    For this cyber security fundamentals, there are no specific requirements however some basics of IT systems and networks, for example, the different types of networks available and their protocols as well as basics of networking traffic, security, and communication principles are helpful.


    Asad is a seasoned Information Security thought leader and enjoys 20 years of experience in Information Security and Assurance. He has delivered security projects in Security Strategy, Information Risk and Compliance, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, Data Protection and Privacy while implementing security solutions across organisational IT landscape in the UK, Europe, USA, Australia, Singapore and Middle East. At present, he is working as Security Consulting Senior Manager with one of top tier consulting firms. Assad has piloted security projects with his leadership skills from commencement to completion. His expertise and project management abilities encompass visioning, designing and delivering complex projects while building relationship with business and IT stakeholders helping organisations achieving strategic business objectives.

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    What you will get upon completion

    You will get a certificate upon course completion for a fee that you can show to your prospective or current employer to demonstrate your proof of competency and skill on this subject.

    This is your sample QR verifiable certificate

    Special offers

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